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A downtown view of historic Wayne. Rick West | Staff

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  • 2,467
  • 1937
  • Known for its French Percheron horses, Wayne was a prominent hub of horse breeding research in the late 19th and early 20th century, led by Mark Dunham, who operated one of the earliest Percheron farms in the U.S. His home is now known as Dunham Castle.
  • 60184
  • 41.951032, -88.257229

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  • Marguerite Henry
  • Author of 59 books, including “Misty of Chincoteague,” which was the basis for the 1961 film “Misty.
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